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02
Dec

Nostalgia or New Day?

I spent last weekend in my hometown. We ate steak for Thanksgiving (the start of a new tradition!), celebrated my sister’s birthday, engaged in copious amounts of retail therapy, and […]

17
Nov

Unshakable and Unstoppable

I’ll never forget preparing for my first sermon. I was 19 years old, newly married, and scared out of my mind. My initial outline, which I had labored for days […]

03
Nov

Choosing the Right Box of Chocolates

A note from John: From time to time, I’ll run across an article that smacks me right between the eyes. It’s my privilege to share a blog post from Angela […]

13
Oct

A modern-day Acts 16 experience

These days, given my rapid approach to geezer status, new experiences are tough to come by. I never thought the phrase “been there, done that” would be one that I […]

06
Oct

How We’re Helping in Cuba and Haiti

On Tuesday, October 4, Hurricane Matthew left chaos and destruction on the already impoverished island nations of Cuba and Haiti. The areas that are the hardest hit are not yet […]

29
Sep

Repost: A Man’s Guide to Conversation

Editor’s note: This article was originally published on the C@CC blog back in January. We’ve got a men’s event tomorrow night and are gearing up to launch some men’s community […]

22
Sep

Friendship and Influence

My man-child returned on Tuesday morning from a whirlwind weekend experience in Colorado. Even in his advanced state of exhaustion, he’s spent the last couple of days recounting his adventures […]

15
Sep

Making Sense of Money

During a recent pre-marital counseling session, I cautioned the rapturously happy couple about “the big three.” No, I don’t think Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler are perpetrators of marital strife. […]

08
Sep

Overcoming the Impossible

Nehemiah 1:3-4 “They said to me, ‘Things are not going well for those who returned to the province of Judah. They are in great trouble and disgrace. The wall of […]

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